The Way Back


Genres: Drama

Review: The Way Back

What our critics thought of The Way Back

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
It goes where many films have gone before, but it never feels like it’s just going through the motions.

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Christy Lemire
It’s like Survivor Siberian gulag. It’s all about the scenery, but the characters themselves are essentially interchangeable.

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What our critics are saying online

The Way Back
Not every incredible story makes a compelling movie. "The Way Back" is inspired by a 4,000-mile foot journey that began with an escape from a Siberian prison camp in the dead of winter and continued across Mongolia and the Gobi Desert, ending finally months later in free India. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 01/19/2011

'The Way Back' vivid but drama-free
"The Way Back" represents an exquisite example of style over substance, of vast visuals dwarfing the characters and nearly swallowing the story whole. …Read Full Review
Christy Lemire - The Associated Press - 01/19/2011